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The Internet Society's 12th Annual INET Conference: Internet Crossroads: Where Technology and Policy Intersect

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including the IPv6 Forum's IPv6 Technology Deployment Summit
18-21 June, 2002
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, VA

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Wednesday, 19 June 2002
07:30-18:00 Registration
07:30-08:30 Continental Breakfast
08:30-09:00 Welcoming Remarks
The Internet is at a crossroads. In the next year or two, critical choices will be made about Internet standards and Internet policy that will shape the Internet for years for come. INET 2002 will explore these choices, who is making them, and how the Internet community can work together to ensure that cyberspace continues to be, a productive, exciting, diverse, and innovative place to be.
Lynn St. Amour, President of the Internet Society, USA
Michael R. Nelson, IBM and Co-Chairman, INET 2002 Conference Committee, USA
Francois Fluckiger, CERN, Switzerland, Co-Chairman, INET 2002 Program Committee
Hans Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology, Co-Chairman, INET 2002 Program Committee, USA
09:00-10:30 Critical Points in the Development of the Internet
A recent report from the U.S. National Research Council, "The Internet's Coming of Age," describes how in many countries the Internet is becoming a mass medium and critical part of the infrastructure needed for business, government, and education. Yet, the Internet is still evolving. In this panel, Eric Schmidt, who chaired the committee that wrote the NRC report, will join Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf, two of the "fathers of the Internet," to discuss the development of the Internet, past, present, and future.
Vinton Cerf, WorldCom, USA
Robert Kahn, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, USA
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google, USA
Moderator: William Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering, USA
10:00-17:30 Exhibit
10:30-17:00 Poster Display
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00 -12:30 Ideas and Intellectual Property in the Networked World
Few Internet issues are as controversial as intellectual property, and policies and technologies designed to protect copyright on the Internet could dramatically shape the architecture of the Internet and either stimulate or hinder the development of the networked economy.
Larry Lessig, Stanford University and author of "The Future of Ideas", USA
Moderator: Louise Kehoe, Financial Times, USA
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Track Sessions
E-mail in the 21st Century: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (T-1)
In this session we present a critical look at email from three different perspectives: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Attendees of this session will gain a deeper understanding how and why email works, what it means when it does not work, and why we all need to share the responsibility of protecting it from abuse. This is not a technical session per-se, although some technical information will be presented.
James M. Galvin, eList eXpress LLC, USA "The Truth About Email"
Ted Gavin, SpamCon Foundation, USA "The Real Effects of E-Mail Abuse"
Patrik Fältström, Cisco Systems, Sweden "Email as a Transport Protocol"
Moderator: James M. Galvin, eList eXpress LLC, USA
Technologies for Enhancing Privacy (T-7)
Privacy protection is a hot topic and a concern for many people since online activities of an individual can be monitored, tracked and recorded in great detail posing considerable threats to individual privacy. Increased security measures also pose threats to privacy requirements. Privacy protection is addressed by new technologies and business models and technological tools to protect online privacy perform many different functions. The session will give an overview of the various technological tools that can help people protect their online privacy. Legislative and regulatory issues will also be addressed.
Alberto Escudero-Pascual, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, "Privacy in the Next Generation Internet: Data Protection in the Context of European Union Policy"
L Jean Camp, Harvard University, USA, "Privacy Enhancing Technologies"
Ido Dubrawsky, Cisco Systems, and Lance Hayden, Cisco Systems, USA, "Wireless LANs and Privacy"
Moderator: Marian Grubben, European Commission, Belgium
Extra-Territoriality and International Politics (G-1)
By strengthening transnational actors and processes, does the Internet diminish the primacy of states and the inter-state system in world affairs? Or will it lead to an increase in extra-territoriality, in which governments attempt to reach beyond their country's physical borders to control conduct and content on the Internet (e.g. the Yahoo! case, in which a French court has attempted to apply French law to the content stored in a server in the US.).
William J. Drake, University of Maryland, USA,
Francis Fukuyama, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), USA
Michael A. Geist, University of Ottawa Law School, Canada
Elliott Maxwell, USA
Eli M. Noam, Columbia University, USA
Moderators: William J. Drake, University of Maryland, USA
Elliott Maxwell, USA
Governance at a Regional and National Level (G-3)
Governance issues are increasingly being addressed at national and regional levels. This panel examines developments that are the by-products of global processes in DNS administration and e-commerce. An historical perspective on national domain name administration is also included.
Keith Besgrove, National Office of the Information Economy (NOIE), Australia "Domestic and Global Domain Name Policies: The Australian Government's Experience"
Kenneth Neil Cukier, USA "Eminent Domain: The History of Jon Postel's Delegation of ccTLDs"
Reporting from the Front Lines of the Internet Revolution (G-13)
This panel includes several of the leading reporters and editors working the "IT beat." Over the last few years, they have been reporting on exciting product developments-and failed business models, spectacular Internet IPOs-and even more spectacular flame-outs. In this session they will share the insights they've gained and discuss the big opportunities and the big challenges they see in the months and years ahead.
Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News, USA
Louise Kehoe, Financial Times, USA
Steven Levy, Newsweek, USA
Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal, USA
Moderator: Louise Kehoe, Financial Times, USA
Open Source Software (G-15)
Is the open source model still as revolutionary as once believed? This panel will review current trends in this alternative to proprietary software.
Larry Lessig, Stanford University and author of "The Future of Ideas", USA
Eben Moglen, Columbia Law School and Free Software Foundation, USA
Moderator: TBD
Country Mosaics (U-5)
Our Country Mosaics panels bring to you interesting and informative tales from the Internet frontiers -- this time from the Middle East and Africa. The first panel will feature perspectives on Internet regulation, online education, and regional cooperation in the Arab bloc (Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan) and Africa (Uganda and Mozambique). Telecom environments, content regulation, knowledge management, and educational infrastructure will be covered.
Ibraheem Al-Furaih, KACST-Internet Services Unit, Saudi Arabia, "Internet Regulations, The Saudi Arabian Experience"
Magda Ismail, Harvard University, USA, "To Internet or not to Internet: The Case of Mozambique"
Mohamed Elnawawy, Telecom Egypt Data, SAE, Egypt, "Telecommunications Regulation Impact in Egypt"
Franck Martin, SOPAC, FIJI "Pacific Island Regional ICT initiatives"
Moderator: Madanmohan Rao, INOMY, India
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Semi-Plenary Sessions
The Collaborative Internet: Can the Commons be Saved? (SP-4)
This panel will discuss the adequacy and effectiveness of the IETF and other Internet standards processes in the face of the increasingly intense commercial pressures and other barriers to cooperation.
Steve Crocker, Shinkuro, USA
Harald Alvestrand, IETF, Norway
David Farber, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Erik Huizer, Twente University, The Netherlands
John Gage, Sun Microsystems, USA
Bruce P. Mehlman, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, USA
Michael D. O'Dell, Compass Rose Labs, USA
Stephen Squires, Chief Science Officer, Hewlett-Packard, USA
Moderator: Charles Brownstein, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, USA
Security and Dependability in the New Connected World (SP-5)
Recent dramatic events have underlined the critical importance of the security of electronic systems, and in particular, that of the communications networks. Modern society relies on the continuous availability of inter-dependant infrastructures for transportation; water and electricity; telephone networks; and computer networks. How interdependent are these infrastructures? How dependent are these infrastructures on the Internet plays and where are its strengths and weaknesses? What measures and what technologies can be used to reduce the risks of a chain of infrastructure collapses?
Jaap Akkerhuis, SIDN, Netherlands,
Gary McGraw, Cigital, USA
Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California - ISI, USA
Peter G. Neumann, SRI International, USA
Richard D. Pethia, CERT, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Robert C. West, Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (CIAO), USA
Moderator: Roman Tirler, European Commission, Belgium
Global Digital Divide (SP-7)
In recent years there has been a flurry of high-profile proposals for ambitious new international efforts to bridge the global digital divide. So how much progress has really been made? What can we learn from the efforts to date about what works and what does not, both at the level of international programs and at the grass-roots level within developing and transitioning countries? Leading participants in the global policy process will explore these and related issues.
Bruno Lanvin, The DOT Force and the World Bank, USA
Denis Gilhooly, United Nations Development Programme, USA
Frederick S. Tipson, The Markle Foundation, USA
George Vradenburg, AOL-Time Warner, USA
Ernest J. Wilson III, University of Maryland, USA
Moderator: William J. Drake, University of Maryland, USA
17:00-19:00 Welcome Reception
Awards at Welcome Recption:
The 2002 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award
The 2002 IEEE Internet Award to Dr. Stephen Crocker
The INET 2002 Best Poster Award
Thursday, 20 June 2002
07:30-08:30Continental Breakfast
08:45-09:15A Conversation with Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke, author of 2001-A Space Odyssey and inventor of the geo-synchronous communications satellite has inspired and shaped the vision of many of the people who have built the Internet.
Speaker: Arthur C. Clarke (by video) Sri Lanka
In conversation with: George Sadowsky, Executive Director, Global Internet Policy Initiative, USA
and Alan Greenberg, Board Member, Internet Society, Canada
09:15-10:30 Is the Internet Revolution Over?
The end of the dot-com boom have led some to conclude that the Internet phenomenon was nothing but hype and deception. Yet, the people building and shaping the Internet know that the story has just begun. Billions of dollars continue to be invested in the basic infrastructure of the Net and now technologies like 802.11 (WiFi) promise to change the architecture and the economics of the Internet.
Reed Hundt, former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission and Senior Advisor, Information Industries, McKinsey and Co., USA
Sky Dayton, founder and CEO, Boingo Wireless, and founder and Chairman of Earthlink, USA
Moderator: TBD
10:00-19:00 Exhibit
10:30-17:00 Poster Display
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Track Sessions
Mobile Internet Applications (T-2)
Mobility and mobile Internet are poised to be popular means for mobile users. New applications will be possible based on these. What are the issues facing us in developing the mobile applications?
Cristian Hesselman, Telematics Institute, The Netherlands, "Distribution of Multimedia Broadcasts in a Future Mobile Internet"
Theo G. Kanter, Ericsson Research, Sweden, "Adaptive and Extensible Mobile Communication"
Johan Hjelm, Ericsson, Sweden, "Sensor Information Meets Situated Services"
Moderator: Erik Huizer, NOB, The Netherlands
What is the Future of TCP? (T-8)
Arguments for and against TCP over the next-generation Internet continue to rage on. Many of the arguments seemingly arise from parochial interests, e.g., the traditional Internet & web, wireless data, wireless voice, high-performance networking, and multimedia. This panel will bring together experts from the aforementioned areas to debate the merits of TCP for the next-generation Internet.
Matt Mathis, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, USA
Randall Stewart, Cisco Systems, USA
Malathi Veeraraghavan, Brooklyn Polytechnic University, USA
Wu-chi Feng, Oregon Graduate Institute, USA
Micah Beck, University of Tennessee, USA
Moderator: Wu-chun Feng, Los Alamos National Laboratory & Ohio State University, USA
Private Governance: Perils and Prospects for Self-Regulation (G-2)
Self-regulation may have been the most appropriate form of governance for the dawn of the Internet, but serious questions have been raised about self-regulation's effectiveness and legitimacy. Oversight, transparency and consensus are in short supply, and governments around the world are moving their borders ito cyberspace. This panel will discuss the pressures to move the Internet into the mainstream of regulation and governance and the implications of this for commerce, civil liberties and international cooperation.
James Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA "Limits and Opportunities in Self-Regulation"
Elliot Maxwell, USA, "Rethinking Boundaries in Cyberspace"
James Love, Consumer Project on Technology, USA, "The Hague Treaty on Jurisdiction"
Wolfgang Kleinwaechter, University of Aarhus, Denmark, "Self-Regulation: The Experience of ICANN"
Moderator: James Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA
Economic Regulation (G-11)
As the importance of e-Commerce grows, the importance of regulation as a business enabler also grows. This panel examines emerging practices in electronic commerce and secure infrastructure from around the world.
Juan Zapardiel, Ministry of Finance/Inspection General, Spain, "Ubiquitous Commerce: A New Framework for Consumption Taxes"
Moderator: Harold Feld, Media Access Project, USA
2002: The Mobile Internet Unleashed? (U-10)
The untethered Internet has long been a distant promise. Is 2002 the year when new wireless technologies, standards, and business models converge to make this a reality? Hear what the industry leaders have to say about the future of the wireless Internet revolution and how it is going turn mankind back into nomads.
Joe Jasin, Wireless Blueprint, USA
Dan Lowden, Vice President, Marketing, Wayport, USA
Arturo Pereyra, General Manager & Founder, WiFi Metro, USA
Tapio Kaijanen, FICOM & ETSI, Finland
Adnan Hassen, FireExchange, Mexico
Moderator: Venilde Jeronimo, Fellow, Center for Internet Studies, University of Washington, USA
Metrics (U-1)
Measuring the Internet remains a challenge. Various models and metrics have been proposed. This panel reviews the state of the art and proposes new approaches.
Giampiero Giacomello, European University Institute, Italy
William Foster, Arizona State University, USA
William McHenry, University of Akron, USA
Michael Minges, International Telecommunication Union, Switzerland
Steve Wendel,, South Africa
Madan Rao, Consultant and Author, India
Alan Mauldin, TeleGeography, Inc., USA
Moderator: Larry Press, California State University, USA
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Track Sessions
IETF: Convergence: The Telephone Number Mapping (ENUM) (T-I1)
The ENUM standard, developed in the IETF, maps a regular telephone number (that is, an E.164 number) to a list of URI's. This can be used in a large number of applications, including phone calls from the public switched telephony network to voice over IP. Even though it is developed in the ENUM Working Group in the IETF, close cooperation with ITU-T has been needed. This session will give different views on not only the standard itself, but also raise some issues that arise when two different standardization bodies work together.
Gary W. Richenaker, Telcordia Technologies, USA
Michael Specht, Emerging Technology Advisors, LLC, USA
Patrik Fältström, Cisco Systems, Sweden
Moderator: Patrik Fältström, Cisco Systems, Sweden
Optical Infrastructure: From the Backbone to the End-User (T-3)
Optical infrastructures provide an important bandwidth lift of the Internet. Even if this is generally viewed as a backbone technology, it also introduces new paradigms towards the end-user. The first presentation will talk about these new paradigms where the customer could influence the use of the optical infrastructure for its own context and requirements. The second presentation will talk about the manufacturer's point of view for optical switching. The last one is on a municipal project on building optical networks for up to the end user.
Bill St-Arnaud, CANARIE Inc., Canada, "Web Services Architecture for Management of Customer Owned Optical Networks"
Rajiv R. Shah, Alcatel, "Ensure a Smooth Transition Towards Optical Switching"
Bob Collet, Velocita, USA, "Contemporary DWDM Architecture"
Joe Mambretti, International Center for Advanced Internet Research, Northwestern University, USA, "Creating Next Generation Metro Optical Networks: Lightpath Services, OMNInet,and CivicNet"
Moderator: Marc Blanchet, Viagénie, Canada
Beyond Web Accessibility - Design for All and Internet Technology (T-10)
Up till now most of the emphasis has been on accessible design for the World Wide Web. The Internet offers far more than just the Web. This panel will explore some of the emerging Internet technologies and the reasons they should be designed for the largest audience possible.
Jose Luis Pardos, Spain "The Murcia Project"
Mark Urban and Bill Laplant, ICDRI, USA "Accessible Protocol for an Array of Devices to be Connected Over the Internet"
Bill Lawson, AT&T and ICDRI , USA, "Biometrics, People with Disabilities and The Internet"
Moderator: Mike Burks, AT&T, USA
Content: Free Speech or Lurking Dangers? (G-8)
This panel addresses tensions between free speech and its possible negative effects on vulnerable users of damaging content made available via the Internet. Although many in the networking community have applauded the Internet's status as an "electronic frontier", the Internet's broad diffusion has brought issues of content to the fore. This panel examines the tensions between different perspectives on on-line content.
Parry Aftab, Esq., USA, "Children Online"
Mark MacCarthy, Visa U.S.A. Inc., USA, "Use of Payment Services (VISA) to Regulate Internet Gambling"
Moderator: Adam Clayton Powell III, Howard University Television, USA
Broadband Or Bust (G-14)
What are we waiting for, and how long do we have to wait? Are Cable and DSL the final solutions to the last mile dilemma, and if not, what else can we expect? A growing number of communities see high-speed Internet access as a necessary instrument for economic growth. Already, several unique public/private partnerships have emerged for bringing multi megabit wired and wireless solutions to the home and to small business. What do these efforts say about the appropriate role of government? Or is government the real last mile barrier?
Jeff Eisenach, President, Progress and Freedom Foundation, USA
Sharon Nelson, Chairwoman, Consumers Union and Director, Center for Law, Commerce, and Technology, USA
Michael Nelson, Director, Internet Technology and Strategy, IBM, USA
Jim Snider, Fellow, New America Foundation, USA
Moderator: Rex Hughes, Co-Director, Center for Internet Studies, University of Washington, USA
Museums and Entrepreneurial Universities (U-7)
This panel spans a wide range of creative uses of the Internet in education. On the one hand, museums can play a creative and innovative role in online education via exhibit displays on the Web, student-centred activities, interactive communities, and global classrooms. On the other hand, so can corporate universities and entrepreneurial universities via appropriate partnerships and cooperative alliances. This panel will cover the organizational and personal level potential of such initiatives, as well as their policy implications.
Sherwood Dowling, Smithsonian Institution, USA, "Panoramas: the North American Landscape in Art"
Jose Silvio, IESALC-UNESCO, Venezuela, "Improving lifelong e-learning through University-Industry Cooperation"
Daniel Stern, Uconnect, Uganda "Overcoming the Digital Divide in Education in Uganda"
Moderator: Teresa Peters,, South Africa
Healthcare in the 21st Century (U-9)
Health care providers are increasingly turning to the Internet to improve the quality and delivery of medical products and services. Telemedicine also benefits from expanded Internet access. After September 11th, several global infectious disease networks have initiated web-based projects. Panel presents several case studies that have used the Internet to revolutionize healthcare in the 21st century.
Harrison "Lee" Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project, USA, "Findings from the Pew Internet & American Life Project"
Tobias Rademann, RIT-Consulting + Weiterbildung, Germany, "A Survey of the Current Employment of IT in Medicine and Recommendations for Actions"
Moderator: Harrison "Lee" Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project, USA
15:00-15:45 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Track Sessions
Accessibility (G-9)
This panel reviews current legal and policy initiatives around the world for the accessibility of Internet-based services and content. What are the relevant existing laws, and what are the basics that should be implemented to make the Internet more accessible to people with disabilities?
Michael Burks, AT&T, USA
Cynthia Waddell, Attorney, USA
Rianne C. Ten Veen, Multiplicity, Belgium
Carol Boyer, RESNA Technical Assistance Project , USA
Paul Baker, Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT), USA
Moderator: Michael Burks, AT&T, USA
Privacy and Encryption (G-6)
Privacy and encryption are important areas of public policy. This panel will examine some of today's issues, particularly in areas affected by globalization and new technology. Issues of fairness and equity will guide the discussion.
David Stampley, Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, USA, "Promoting Privacy Through Fair Technology"
Jefferson Coulter, Chaires & Associates, USA, "Privacy Around the World"
Rod Murchison, Ingrian Networks, USA, "Keeping Private Data Private"
Moderator: Sarah Andrews, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), USA
The Internet in Development: Four Vital Policies for 2002 (U-2)
In the mid-1990s, the Internet triggered widespread and fervent interest in harnessing information technologies for development. The panel examines the Internet, ICTs and telecenters for rural development, covering issues of sustainability, success factors, and policy implications.
Panel Discussion:
Juan Belt, Inter-American Development Bank, Cuba
Royal Colle, Cornell University, USA
Kenan Jarboe, Athena Alliance, USA
Charles Kenny, The World Bank, USA
Colin Maclay, Harvard University, USA
Raul Roman, Cornell University, Spain
Moderator: Royal Colle, Cornell University, USA
Education: Policy Solutions and Workforce Markets (2 Mini-Panels) (U-8)
This session includes two back-to-back, 45-minute panels on results from the LAAP(Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnerships) program. The first explores institutional, state and regional policies necessary for effective online course delivery. The second focuses on strategic partnerships and other key factors in using the Internet for workforce training. Audience participation is encouraged throughout the dual session.
Policy Panelists:
Bruce Chaloux, Southern Regional Education Board, USA
Virginia Moxley, Kansas State University and the Midwest Consortium for Distance Learning, USA
Workforce Panelists:
Randy Lemke, President of International Communications Industry Association, USA
Joanna Kile, College of the Mainland, USA
Moderator: Karen Levitan, Program Officer, FIPSE/Dept.ED, USA
IETF: Layer 1 and 2 Service Provisioning and VPNs over IP and MPLS Packet Infrastructures (T-I2)
Though most service providers now use multiple parallel networks to support their portfolio of services, they are interested in using packet technologies, such as IP and MPLS, to converge these services onto a single core network, with resultant capital and operational savings. One of hottest topics in the IETF is the work taking place in the PWE3 (Pseudo Wire Emulation Edge to Edge) and PPVPN (Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Networks) working groups, focusing on the use of IP- and MPLS-based infrastructures. Attendees of this session will learn about the services being defined in these working groups and the various mechanisms proposed to support them.
Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA, "PWE3 Working Group Activities and Status"
Rick Wilder, Masergy, USA, "PPVPN Working Group Activities and Status"
Scott Bradner, Harvard University, USA, "The Area Director's Perspective"
Moderator: Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA
The Multimedia Internet (T-4)
With broadband local loop access becoming more readily available, real multimedia (video, audio etc.) applications at high quality are becoming a reality. However these applications need more than just bandwidth. This session discusses some of the underlying problems and solutions.
Erik Huizer, NOB, The Netherlands, "NOB Cross Media Facilities: Delivering Enriched Content, What is Needed?"
Richard Mavrogeanes, Vbrick, USA, "The New World of Streaming Media, Changing the Way"
Sooyeon Kim, Seoul National University, Korea, "HAT: A High-quality Audio Conferencing Tool Using MP3 Codec"
Moderator: Erik Huizer, NOB, The Netherlands
17:00-18:30 Semi-Plenary Sessions
Coordination or Control: The Institutionalization of DNS (SP-2)
There has been much discussion of how the DNS and naming on the Internet will evolve, and whether there is a role for a controlling body with a single naming convention or for a co-ordinating body to help ensure interoperability of multiple systems. Currently, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is rethinking the evolution of its structure. This panel will feature various perspectives on how DNS should be institutionalized.
David Hernand, CEO, New.Net, USA
Richard Hill, International Telecommunications Union, Switzerland
J. Beckwith Burr, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering and formerly US Dept. of Commerce, USA
Karl Auerbach,Director, ICANN, USA
Vint Cerf, WorldCom and Chairman, ICANN, USA
Hans Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology & Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, USA
Peer-to-Peer (SP-3)
Peer-to-Peer networks hold the promise of restoring the Internet to the decentralized architecture that was for so long attributed to today's network of networks. This panel will examine current trends in technology design and their implications for intellectual property, anonymity, and efficient networking.
Clay Shirky, New York University, USA
David Molnar, ShieldIP, USA
Lorrie Faith Cranor, AT&T, USA
Moderator: TBD
IPv6 - Addressing the Future & Deploying IPv6
IPv6, the Next Generation Internet, preserves everything that's good about today's Internet - and adds a few critical enhancements. This semi-plenary session, which is part of the North American IPv6 Technology Deployment Summit, highlights a string of features and benefits on top of increased address space. For more on the IPv6 Technology Deployment Summit program, please visit">.
Steve Deering, Cisco Fellow, USA "IPv6 - Addressing the Future"
Jim Bound, Staff Fellow, HP, USA "Deploying IPv6"
19:30-21:00 Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions
University Internet Studies Programs
Is Internet Studies an emerging academic discipline? This BoF examines the state and future direction of university based Internet Studies programs worldwide. Hosted by the Internet Political Economy Forum.
Organizers: Rex Hughes and Bill Drake
World Summit on the Information Society:
Come see what the ITU has planned for the World Summit on Information Society next year and provide your suggestions for speakers and topics.
Organizer: Louise Lassonde, ITU
This BoF is for INET 2002 attendees from countries that use the French language to discuss matters related to ISOC's missions in that language so as to optimize the level of discussions. Of particular importance will be questions of Internet governance and questions of cultural diversity. All discussions will take place in French.
Organizer: Jean-Claude Guédon
Friday, 21 June 2002
07:30-14:00 Registration
07:30-08:30 Continental Breakfast
08:30-09:30 Wiretapping the Internet
The attacks of September 11 led to vigorous debates in the U.S. and elsewhere over finding the right balance between privacy rights, law enforcement, and national security. The U.S. PATRIOT Act and similar legislation in other countries gives governments new tools to collect information sent over the Internet. Can governments fight terrorism without compromising privacy rights or hindering the growth of the Internet?
John Podesta, Georgetown University and former White House Chief of Staff in the Clinton Administration, USA
Jerry Berman, Center for Democracy and Technology, USA
William Crowell, CEO, Cylink, and former Deputy Director, National Security Agency, USA
Erika Mann, European Parliament, Germany
09:30-10:30 The Next Killer App
Networks keep getting faster, computers keep getting more powerful, and storage keeps getting cheaper. But where are the technology trends taking us? What new applications will the Next Generation Internet make possible? How will peer-to-peer, Grid computing, and the wireless Internet change the way individuals, businesses, and other organizations use the Net?
Speakers Include:
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Vice President, Technology and Strategy, IBM, USA
Moderator: David Farber, University of Pennsylvania, USA
10:00-17:30 Exhibit
10:30-17:00 Poster Display
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Track Sessions
IETF: Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANET) routing (T-I3)
The session will consist of several presentations that provide an overview of Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) technology, as well as several routing algorithms under consideration for standardization within the IETF's MANET working group.
Scott Corson, Flarion Technologies, USA, "An Overview of Mobile Ad hoc Networking"
Fred Baker, Cisco Systems, USA, "MANET extensions for OSPFv3"
Moderator: Scott Corson, Flarion Technologies, USA
e-Business: What Will be the Service Delivery Paradigm of the Future? (T-5)
Various service delivery models were employed prior to the meltdown. In a new world with tighter economic constraints which will prevail? Tom Agoston will argue that a modified ASP model has a bright future. Grover Righter will argue that the ability for an architecture to scale while maintaining real-time response will be critical.
Thomas C. Agoston, IBM Global Services Asia Pacific, USA, "ASP's Ashes: Application Hosting on the Net"
Grover Righter, Kabira Technologies, USA, "Session Management - The NEXT e-business Challenge"
Moderator: John H. Hine, Victoria University of Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
Internet-enabled Democracy (G-4)
Using the New Media to Build a New Politics: Widespread adoption of the Internet continues to challenge the historic way politics and government function in nations around the world. Not only can the proliferation of government online services help make the state more transparent and accountable to citizens, Internet-enabled organizing offers new ways for citizens to come together to make collective demands.
Veni Markovski, Global Internet Policy Initiative, Bulgaria
Mark Walsh, Democratic National Committee, USA
Carol Darr, Democracy Online Project, George Washington University, USA
Moderator: David Lytel,, USA
e-Government (G-5)
Just as e-business is transforming companies, e-government promises to make governments more effective, more responsive, and more efficient. But how many real projects yield real benefits? What are the biggest challenges?
Werner Klaering, City of Vienna, Austria, "e-Governance with the City of Vienna, Austria"
David Billeter, CriMNet, USA, "CriMNet - Minnesota's Criminal Justice Information"
Suzanne Peck, CTO, District of Columbia Government, USA
Moderator: Vivek Kundra, County Government of Arlington, Virginia, USA
Security and Anti-terrorism (G-10)
Just as the internet is changing business and society, it is offering new opportunities to both law enforcement and to crime. Law enforcement agencies are increasingly concerned with the use of the Internet by terrorists and malicious hackers. The possibilities for Internet policing are expanding and the legal framework governing such techniques is still evolving. How are terrorists, national liberation movements, and computer virus writers using the Internet? What can and should law enforcement agencies do in response?
James Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA "Surveillance in a Ubiquitous Computing Environment"
Jonathan Rusch, Georgetown University Law Center, USA, "The Social Psychology of Computer Viruses and Worms"
Shyam Tekwani, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, "How Terrorists and Rebel Groups use the Internet"
Motohiro Tsuchiya, Cyberspace Policy Institute, George Washington University, USA, "Comparative Studies of Encryption Regulations in the U.S. and Japan"
Moderator: James Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA
Broadband and the Public Interest (G-12)
The global deployment of broadband has been deemed a national priority by dozens of countries. This panel debates the various policy and technology approaches underway.
Mark Wahl, Center for Digital Democracy, USA, "Cable Broadband and the Public Interest"
Robert Cannon, Washington Internet Project, USA, "FCC and the Internet: 35 Years of Unregulation"
David Owen, Alcatel, USA
Moderator: Mark Wahl, Center for Digital Democracy, USA
Connectivity, Commerce and Cooperation (U-4)
Global e-commerce can help leverage the international reach of the Internet for local businesses in developing nations, for uses ranging from exports to outsourcing. The Internet can also help foster cooperation between countries on the economic front. Pricing and literacy have key influences on Internet access in this regard. This panel of experts will throw light on new aspects of the Internet in development.
Teresa Peters,, South Africa, "Connecting Policy to People on the Ground"
Daniel Salcedo,, USA, "Democratizing Global e-cCmmerce"
Sam Lanfranco, York University & Black Creek Research Foundation, Canada, "Using the Internet to Build South-South Economic Cooperation"
Vanessa Gray and Michael Minges, ITU, Switzerland,"Socio-Economic Factors on Internet Use in SE ASIA"
Moderator: Stefaan Verhulst, Markle Foundation, USA
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Track Sessions
Network Management (T-6)
An important part of the Internet reliability is related to how providers (and large enterprises to a certain extent) are connected together. This inter-domain engineering is the focus of this track. One presentation describes how a large enterprise managed its multi-homing situation over the years. Another shows how providers are connected and the trends of local and private exchanges. The last presentation will be on case examples of inter-domain traffic engineering.
Nicholas R. Trio, IBM Corporation, USA, "Internet in the Large: Managing Multinational Corp"
Jan-Pascal van Best, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands "Locality of Internet Connections"
Tracie E. Monk, Ixia, USA "Inter-domain Traffic Engineering: Principles and Case Examples"
Moderator: Marc Blanchet, Viagénie, Canada
How I Would Fix the Internet (T-9)
The Internet is still evolving and problems remain. What can be done to make the Internet a more secure, reliable, and flexible platform for e-commerce, e-government, entertainment, and education.
Peter Freeman, National Science Foundation & Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
IETF: Advances in Optical Networking Panel + Presentations (T-I4)
Even though the IETF does not define optical networking technologies themselves there are a number of IETF initiatives that involve the control of optical networks from an IP point of view. The most comprehensive work is being done in the Common Control and Measurement Plane (ccamp) working group, which is defining common ways to control sub-IP networks including all-optical ones. The ccamp working group is taking input from the Internet Traffic Engineering working group (tewg) to define requirements. In addition the IP over Optical (ipo) and IP over Resilient Packet Rings (iporpr) working groups are defining the mechanisms that are specific to different types of optical networking technologies. This session will explore the work of these IETF working groups and how they relate to work being done in other standards organizations.
Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA "Interactions Between Data Plane and Optical Plane Signaling"
Ron Bonica, Worldcom, USA
Lou Berger, Movaz Networks, USA
Moderator: Scott Bradner, Harvard University, USA
Civil Society (G-7)
The Internet has been a boon for non-governmental and non-corporate institutions, enabling them to disseminate information and knowledge freely, organize campaigns and contribute to policy formation in ways that were difficult or impossible in the pre-Internet era. This panel will examine how the freedoms which civil society groups took for granted are now being circumscribed by legal and other means.
Hans Klein, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility & Georgia Institute of Technology, USA "The Big Picture: Enclosing the Information Commons Through Governance, Lead Agencies, and Property Rights"
John Naughton, The Open University, United Kingdom "Internet and Civil Society"
Ravi Dhar, Dept of Journalism, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India "Empowerment in India"
Moderator: Adam Peake, Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), Japan
Winning ICT Stories: Lessons Learned from Internet Frontiers (U-3)
How effective is the Internet as a cost effective technology for the citizens of emerging economies to use for empowerment and development? Back by popular demand, this panel will feature the winners of the ICT Stories competition organized by infoDev and IICD. The storywriters will discuss policy considerations and recommendations in areas like legislation, intellectual property rights, and support.
Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, For, Radio Sagarmatha, Nepal "Marrying Radio with Internet in Nepal"
Satyan Mishra, Drishtee, India "Connecting India Village by Village"
Becky Wachera, Wikyo Akala Project/, Kenya
Matthew Meyer, Wikyo Akala Project/, Kenya "Sole Comfort Dot-Com: Bridging the Global Income Gap Through Hard Work, Quality Sandals, and ICTs"
Kim Lowery, Kabissa - Space for change in Africa "Kabissa - Space for change in Africa"
Moderator: George Sadowsky, Internews and GIPI, USA
Poverty Reduction and Development (U-6)
Is the Internet a cost effective technology for empowerment and income generation? Its potential in rural India as well as in the rest of the developing world is as yet largely unrealized, and unless action is taken, the new technologies could become another tool for exclusion of the poor from economic growth. Even where successful strategies for economic development have been identified, such as IT outsourcing, are we raising expectations too high and will we end up too much excess capacity? Moreover, when developing countries become part of cyberspace, will they may remain invisible in a virtual digital divide?
Charles Kenny, The World Bank, USA "Is The Internet a Useful Tool for Direct Poverty Alleviation?"
Simone Cecchini, The World Bank, USA "ICT for Empowerment and Poverty Reduction in rural India"
Jeremy Hockenstein, Digital Divide Data, USA "IT Outsourcing to the Developing World: The Case of Cambodia"
Moderator: TBD
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Semi-Plenary Sessions
Intellectual Property and the Internet (SP-1)
The Internet challenges long-standing practices of intellectual property rights. Intellectual property interests are not only resisting this threat, they are increasingly asserting control over online practices and technological development.
Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), USA
David Maher, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and ISOC, USA
Michael Froomkin, University of Miami School of Law, USA
Moderator: Jean-Claude Guedon, University of Montreal, Canada
e-Science and Grid Computing: Hypes and Hopes (SP-6)
e-Science (enhanced science) refers to large-scale science carried out through distributed global collaborations, which typically require access to very large data collections, very large scale computing resources and high performing visualization. The Grid architecture is the best candidate for providing the computing and communication environment required for e-science. The Grid approach may be summarized as distributed computing for sharing resources and data on a global scale between numerous, heterogeneous, dynamic organizations. Is Grid a fundamentally new paradigm or just a collection of existing concept and ideas? What are the technological, industrial, operational challenges for developing and deploying GRID infrastructures? Is it doable? Is it what e-science needs?
L. O. Hertzberger, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Harvey B. Newman, California Institute of Technology, USA
Ty Rabe, Compaq, USA
Peter Toft, HP Laboratories, United Kingdom
David J. Wallace, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Stuart Feldman, IBM, USA
Moderators: François Fluckiger, CERN, Switzerland
Roman Tirler, European Commission, Belgium
17:00-18:30 Who Speaks for the Internet User?
Which new technologies, new standards, and new policies will define the Next Generation Internet? And how can Internet users understand and shape the evolution of the Internet? How can we make sure that "the Internet is for everyone?" The Internet Society was created to address these and related questions. How can ISOC and other non-governmental organizations ensure that critical decisions about Internet technology and policy benefit Internet users and not just IT companies and governments?
Speakers include:
Erika Mann, European Parliament, Germany
Jim Galvin, eList eXpress LLC and Vice President, Chapters and Individual Members, Internet Society, USA
Hans Klein, Georgia Tech and Chairman, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, USA
Moderator: Alejandro Pisanty, UNAM, Mexico
18:30-20:00 Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions
The Next Generation of INET
The Internet Society's INET conference is the oldest and most comprehensive Internet conference. How can we change and improve the format and focus of the conference.
Organizers: Richard Perlman, Lucent and Vice President for Conferences, Internet Society and
Michael R. Nelson, IBM and Co-Chairmman of INET 2002
Global Internet Policy:
How can the Internet policy-making process be improved? Exchange ideas on the future of Internet policy and standards.
Organizer: Stefaan Verhulst
Developing World Internet
Involved with expanding the Internet and ICT opportunities in emerging countries? Come share hands-on experiences and discuss the state of both institutional and grassroots ICT developmental programs.
Organizer: Chris Coward